Attractions October 05, 2017
13 Things To Do In Indiana When You Thought You’ve Done Everything
You’ve been to the Indianapolis 500 and checked out the Indiana Dunes. You loved the Children’s Museum and had a blast at Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari. So what else is there to do?
If you’re beginning to feel like you’ve done just about everything there is to do in Indiana, then read on for 13 things to do in the Hoosier state that you’ve likely never dreamed of.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Go glamping
Not up for pitching a tent in the middle of nowhere, but love the beauty of nature? Compromise by combining the outdoors with the modern comforts of home at the Mary Rose Herb Farm & Retreat where you can rent out a yurt packed full of amenities. Learn more
and find it at 23112 Cattail Rd, Bristow, IN 47515.
2. Play in a treehouse
This incredible treehouse at Conner Prairie is the perfect place to let kids (and kids at heart) go crazy with creativity. Enjoy crafts, making music, and checking out every inch of this awesome treehouse. Learn more
and find it at 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038.
3. Stay in a floating cabin
Enjoy a night or weekend on the water in these awesome, unique floating cabins. Wake up to the beauty of Patoka Lake every morning. Read more
and check them out at 2991 N Dillard Rd, Birdseye, IN 47513.
4. Take a ride on the wine train
Enjoy a scenic train ride, incredible German food, local chocolate, and of course, lots of wine! Learn more about this wine tasting event
and climb aboard at 201 Mill Street, Jasper, IN 47546.
5. Take a walk on the wild side
If you love animals, then you'll love the Exotic Feline Rescue Center. Not only do they have over 200 large cats to check out, they also offer an amazing overnight experience. Learn more
and visit at 2221 E Ashboro Rd, Center Point, IN 47840.
6. Unwind in a salt cave
Every day stress getting you down? Unwind and help heal your body at this soothing salt cave. You'll relax in a salt cave sauna where you breathe in salt-infused air, helping to clear your body and mind. Find out more
and visit at 108 N Buffalo St, Warsaw, Indiana.
7. Seek adventure at a castle
Step back in time to the medieval period at this amazing castle in Indiana. Stay overnight and enjoy jousting, royal dinners, music, a giant sized chess board, and much more. Get the full scoop
and visit at 8780 East County Road 75 N
Bowling Green, Indiana 47833.
8. Get up close with elephants at the Wilstem Ranch
What would you do for the opportunity to see and even touch an elephant up close? WIlstem Ranch offers different elephant experiences including one where you actually help bathe them. Check out the full article
and find them at 4229 W US Highway 150, Paoli, IN 47454.
9. See a million year old piece of history
Jug Rock is an incredible ecological wonder that few Hoosiers know about. This massive collection of freestanding rocks formed over 200 million years ago and stands 20 feet wide by 60 feet tall. Learn more
and find it off of Albright Ln, Shoals, IN 47581.
10. Experience a treetop adventure
Rum Village Park is hiding an incredible secret: a park high above the treetops! Enjoy treetop trails, ziplines, and a variety of different level courses at this hidden gem. Get full details
and find it at 2626 S Gertrude St, South Bend, IN 46614.
11. Enjoy a fall foliage scenic train ride
Check out the stunning colors of fall in southern Indiana during this epic, leisurely train ride. Get the full story
and find the railway at 1 Monon Dr, French Lick, IN 47432.
12. Get interactive at this living history museum
This incredible little village offers Hoosiers an amazing glimpse into Swiss life over a century ago. Enjoy touring traditional Swiss structures, learning Swiss crafts, and even playing Swiss games. Find out more
and find it at 1200 Swiss Way Box 88, Berne, Indiana.
13. Explore an abandoned theme park island
Check out Rose Island (accessible from Charlestown State Park) to uncover the fascinating remains of a former amusement park. Bring your camera for this trip as you uncover how beautifully nature has reclaimed this amazing spot. Learn more
and find it at 12500 Indiana 62, Charlestown, IN 47111.
I bet you didn’t know you could have this much fun in the Hoosier state. For more things to do, run through this